Gardeners Diary

  1. Growing Herbs Indoors: A Guide to Kitchen Herb Gardening

    Growing Herbs Indoors: A Guide to Kitchen Herb Gardening Herbs are the plant that keeps on giving: they look good, smell good and do you good. Growing herbs indoors is a great way to combine the pleasure of indoor plants with tasty ingredients for home-cooked meals. Herbs have a wonderful fragrance that will fill your home and inspire you to cook incredible dishes. What’s more, they have health-giving Read more...
  2. Plant Fertilising - The Ins & Outs of Feeding Plants

    Plant Fertilising - The Ins & Outs of Feeding Plants When we see a home lush with indoor plants, a beautiful garden full of flowers or a vegetable patch yielding prize-winning produce we don't see all the work that has gone into preparing the ground, nurturing the soil, planting plans, watering and feeding. Plant fertilising is a vital part of healthy plants - so where, in the full cycle of year- Read more...
  3. Growing Vegetables in Pots: What, When & How To Grow Container Veg

    Growing Vegetables in Pots: What, When & How To Grow Container Veg Whether you’ve only got a patio or balcony, there are plenty of options when it comes to growing vegetables in pots. So even if you don’t have a garden, you can harvest a range of tasty veg from your own outside space. Growing vegetables in pots is becoming more and more popular as people appreciate the flexibility and extra growing space it Read more...
  4. Top Gardening Picks for Brilliant Christmas Gifts

    Top Gardening Picks for Brilliant Christmas Gifts With the first frosts hitting the garden, our thoughts have turned to the gifts we might buy our loved ones this Christmas. As you know, we have a wide range of products for sale on our website. So, this week our team have picked their favourite products from the WM James shop that are popular at Christmas, and that we feel make fantastic gardening Read more...
  5. Growing Winter Vegetables: A Guide to Planting In Winter

    Growing Winter Vegetables: A Guide to Planting In Winter With Autumn firmly here and winter on the way, many gardeners choose to put their gloves away and store their tools until warmer weather prevails. Another growing season has come to an end. For others though, the unmistakable winter weather marks the start of a new opportunity, growing winter vegetables. If you’re like us you want to get the Read more...
  6. Crop Rotation Plan: How To Do Crop Rotation

    Crop Rotation Plan: How To Do Crop Rotation Contrary to popular belief, understanding crop rotation and creating a crop rotation plan is quite simple. When starting out, many gardeners may not know much about crop rotation. This can lead to low yields, even if plants and vegetables have been grown well and looked after properly. In this article, we are going to take you through the basics Read more...
  7. 7 Homemade Weed Killers

    7 Homemade Weed Killers If you need a cost effective way of keeping your garden weed free, then these remedies use things you can find around your house. 1. Boiling Water Boiling water is an extremely effective weed killer, even more effective than many of weed killers that can be bought in stores. All you need to do is heat up water until it is boiling then carefully Read more...
  8. Calendar of Events - April

    Calendar of Events - April With Easter just around the corner, we have a look at the Gardening events happening around the country over Easter and during April. Throughout AprilNational Trust Easter Egg Hunts - various locationsThe National Trust have partnered with Cadbury to bring Easter Egg Trails to over 250 locations across the country. Throughout AprilBottle Feeding Read more...
  9. Winter is on its way

    Winter is on its way Winter is definitely on its way - we've turned our heating on inside, nights and mornings are darker and everywhere you look leaves are falling rapidly. Don't neglect your plants during this period. Many tender ones need protecting from the winter gales, frost and freezing rains. Look no futher, William James have it covered. Here are our top jobs Read more...
  10. Gardening in October

    Gardening in October October With autumn in full swing, October is a month of chilly mornings, dark nights and Halloween! Remember that the clocks go back at the end of the month, so make sure you spend as much time as you can gardening in the sun because it will start getting darker a lot earlier soon.   Harvesting Make sure you harvest your pumpkins and Read more...

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